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Bloomberg
Jul 12, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. he has commanded troops in afghanistan and iraq. admiral howard graduated high school in tehran and is fluent in farsi and is also an abc news contributor. john mclachlan is the former director of intelligence at the cia and serves on the advisory board and is a distinguished practitioner in residence at johns hopkins university. i'm pleased to have both of them on this program. you have written two columns over the past few weeks that are truly when you add them up quite frightening. the first you say that iraq is potentially going to cease to exist as we knew it. it was created in 1920 and the redrawing of those borders could result in a middle east at risk of a full-scale regional war and in the second column you talking bout the echoes from 2014 and 1914, the beginning of world war i. >> this is probably the most complicated and dangerous time that i have seen in that part of the world for all the reasons i mentioned in this columns. i think one of the problems we have now is everyone in the area is linked to someone else so if you look at iraq, the kurds in the north have b
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 8:00pm EDT
to the process. >>> secretary of state john kerry tries to end the fight over who won the afghanistan presidential election. >>> in ukraine the fighting spreads to donetsk, forcing many to flee their homes. >>> from the civil rites movement to journalism, a look at the life of editor and activist john seigenthaler senior. [ siren ] >>> sirens blare in central jerusalem, a cloud of smoke could be seen in the distance as people run for safety through the main streets of jerusalem. in gaza, 154 palestinianians have been killed. more than 2,000 injured by the israeli air strikes. hospitals are seeing a steady rush of wounded victims, mostly women and children. once again the united nations is calling for a ceasefire, but for those caught in the conflict seconds can mean the difference between life and death. here is an example, a small mortar smell exploding on the roof of a building. it's a warning called "a knock on the roof." in this video 57 seconds elapse before the building is hit by an israeli air strike. we added the clock and subtitles. the home owner got a telephone call 15 min
FOX Business
Jul 12, 2014 8:00pm EDT
a lot of our soldiers and we have people in afghanistan thinking slips, and we have wanted to look out there and build things like this and i think there may be a role if you look at the ironman and that's a little questionable. were adding hundreds to a combat soldier in particular. to protect him them from the enemy. but the question is what they do with maneuverability and mobility and technology in their. neil: your fear is that we are misallocated our funds and we should be paying attention to more restoril concerns? >> i think right now today we are talking about letting these men and women of the service who are here to serve and we don't have enough money to pay for them that we have enough to pay for these other things, i see some of the big defense contractors for the robots that are going to replace human beings and it really irritates me because they have a way of getting in the system and never being able to push out and that is at the expense of our men and women who are actually serving. neil: when we go back to ronald reagan, certainly nothing like we do now. but he was
FOX News
Jul 12, 2014 5:00pm PDT
in afghanistan presidential candidates. they agreed to a audit for and agreed to form a national unitiy government once the final results are announced. >>> after recent unfavorable. and they need to move closer to the middle on social. >> and the rnc is reassuring them that the party supports conservative values. so good to have you here. i was proud of the rnc chairman. i thinky)ó;0a he's done somethi have not sewn. recognizing the role that faith- based voters play. how big of a constitency of the republican base is that. >> it is a big deal. thanks for having me. if i didn't knowledge in him i would not have stepped down. i sent 1400 volunteers to eight battleground states and realized that the faith component was an after thought. 89 million faith voters. 35 million voted and 22 percent voted for a guy who is opposed to what they are saying in. >> self identified evangetticals and not counting the catholic. >> how many votered. >> 30.5. >> one in throw. governor rom no got sfoevent percent of that vote. a lot of us are not voting. >> sometimes, we hear often and what we call the d
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 7:15pm EDT
the 19th century in afghanistan and sudan and in the trenches of the first world war. who prided himself on a great military strategist despite the tragedy of 1915 then those who knew war to the fingertips and saw himself as the obvious man to direct a war strategy and operations once the japanese declared war in america and hitler followed suit. looking for coming and i did not contest his view.çó with all but of many accounts from the car third to marshall and eisenhower but i was which every biographer is a little skeptical? an american commander in chief that left the direction of the war to his generals? that largely let's the prime minister to laydown a strategy? i had a somewhat unusual vantage point as a historian.m- i had gotten to know field marshal montgomery intimately and had even taken me to meet winston churchill at his home and i was there with the former prime minister the last person outside the family to do so. churchill had been prime minister and minister of defense during world war ii. and for more than 10 years he would talk about churchill. says the great leade
with the chairman. >> thank you. on syria [indiscernible] enough time [indiscernible] and that also on afghanistan, are you worried that the longer the election drags on it will be less likely that we might [indiscernible] first, on this issue of syria i give elliott angle of new york and armour's credit. three years ago government elliott explaining -- three years ago i remember how it explaining there were no foreign isghters, there was no is interior. you have the free syrian army, representative of not just a diverse religious and ethnic groups, but it is attempting to hold the country together. so it in and support this. we had the french ambassador are doing the same thing. meeting after meeting, we conveyed this. i personally spoke to the president about this once, but on up throughout the administration, we have pushed for about three years' time to get support to the free syrian army. so now we are three years later, and we are talking about doing this, and in the meantime isis, the foreign fighters came in, they established this each head, and nothing was done to dislodge it. assad hims
FOX News
Jul 12, 2014 4:00pm PDT
currently and formerly serving on the front line in afghanistan were risking their lives while foreing for their jobs as part of the pentagon plan to drastically reduce the size of the army. these decisions were firing them while in harm's way. >> it puts the soldier and soldier's family and soldiers under the command at risk and creates an environment inside of a unit where young officers look at each other and ask themselves who's next. >> reporter: luke went to afghanistan and survived and came home only to face the lay off view board. >> it is not just a career and vocation for people who stay in. it is it a lifestyle and to say i am sorry, we don't need you anymore feels unfair and betrayal. >> reporter: the army told fox news 26 captains and officers will be laid-off. many of the friends did not as the army goes to 520,000 to 450,000. and many of those combat veterans knowing they are given pink slips overseas. >> people start getting those pink slips tfeels like maybe i am next. >> in a similar move, the army chopped thousands of young officers after the vietnam war. and retir
CBS
Jul 12, 2014 6:30pm EDT
you. the dispute over the results of afghanistan's presidential election appears to have been resolved. in a deal brokered today by visiting u.s. secretary of state john kerry, both candidates agreed to respect the result of an internationally supervised recount. they also fledged the win -- pledged the winner would form a government with representatives from both sides. we heard today from the 15-year-old who was the only survivor of a shooting this week near houston. that killed her mom and dad and her four siblings. vinitvinita nair has a story ofa remarkable girl speaking publicly just three days after this horrific tragedy. >> thank you for showing your support for me and my family. stay strong. (cheers and applause). >> reporter: 15-year-old cassidy suffered a skull fracture and lost part of a finger trying to protect herself from being shot. she is the sole survivor after her ex-uncle broke into her family's home and killed both of her parents and all four of her siblings. she survived by playing dead. today she spoke for the first time since being released from the hospital. qu
CNN
Jul 12, 2014 3:00pm PDT
. this is what president obama is doing with regard to iraq and afghanistan. he brings our troops home. i think the american people agree, michael, last august when barack obama was going to bomb and involve us in syria stood up and said do not go in. we have had enough of those wars. >> pat, just 30 seconds left. the guy who i think could most benefit from your book, mitt romney. >> exactly. mitt romney against whom richard nixon ran against his father. mitt romney will go out and run hard in every single congressional district. he could conceivably emulate what richard nixon did in the greatest comeback. >> the book is great history and a lot of laughs. nicely done. >> thank you, kindly. >> the book is titled "the greatest comeback how richard nixon rose from defeat to create the new majority". >>> should it be rapid fire or rapid reload? >> what new jersey governor chris christie's recent veto tells us about the gun debate. [ female announcer ] there's a gap out there. that's keeping you from the healthcare you deserve. at humana, we believe if healthcare changes, if it becomes simpler... if
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 6:00pm EDT
the fight over who won afghanistan's presidential election. >>> in ukraine, fighting spreads to dondon forcing many to flee their homes. from the civil rights movement to journalism, a look back at the life of editor and activist john siegenthaler, sr. ♪ >>> thanks for being with us. we begin tonight with day 5 of the conflict between israel and gaza. we have a lot to catch you up on. but first, a run down of the latest numbers. israel has launched more than 1,000 air strikes against gaza so far this week as of midnight local time. according to gaza's health ministry, the death toll has reached 154 people, at least 88 of those killed have been civilians. so far, at least 1,062 people have been injured, majority of which are women and children. our nick schifrin is on the ground in gaza city. >> reporter: thomas action it's been a dramatic day purposing waited by two sounds i can hear now. one, a drone right on top of us, an israeli drone that has been firing constantly all night in addition to f-16s trying overhead as well as a bombardment from naval art i willery. and healing ambula
CBS
Jul 12, 2014 6:00pm EDT
is in afghanistan. he met with the two candidates who are disputing the results of the country's presidential election. they're agreeing to an internationally supervised audit all ballots. the uncertainty about the elections outcome has jeopardized president obama's plan to leave behind a stable afghanistan after the withdrawal of u.s. troops. >>> stay with us. still ahead on "eyewitness news," a warning at the lake. we'll tell you what's been spotted at a very popular summer destination in new jersey. >>> plus, making a community stronger. one shovel of dirt at a time. we'll take to you one philadelphia neighborhood where teamwork was the name of the game today. katie. >> and we continue to feel that summer-like heat out there, natasha. we are also looking ahead to a potential for severe weather. so we're going to take you on a little tour of the radar, also talk about what lies ahead in terms of that stormy weather. it's all coming up. >> and ahead in sports, a battle of the aces at citizens bank park tonight. the phillies are on a winning streak. can they get another? we hope so. >>> plus
ABC
Jul 12, 2014 6:00pm EDT
candidates in afghanistan's presidential race. the deal was brokered by u.s. secretary of state john kerry who is visiting that country. canada it's agreed to a complete audiof a contested election. agreed to as complete audit of a contested election. at one point, both candidates declared victory. it is a fragile time for afghanistan while the u.s. is pulling most troops out >> it is going to be a busy week in the weather department. i guess we have to savor these days. >> yes, we are going to be seeing strong to severe storms and then a big cooldown for the middle of the week. it will be delightful. virginia, the weaerbug camera there. some storms rolled through earlier. notice the heavy downpours that rolled through. the flags flying in the wind. gusty wind associated with the storms so. things have dried off in virginia. on the beach, 77 degrees in ocean city, dewpoint of 72, certainly on the muggy side. by the high school, 88 degrees. it has dropped down to about 83. we had some orms earlier in parts of montgomery county. those have since diminished. we are now just watching a few sto
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 5:30pm EDT
john kerry's meeting with afghanistan's presidential candidates. what they are saying about their election fraud scandal. infighting over the arts. how many things are affecting one of the most popular opera. ♪ waj is out. koefsh host, nice to have you back. it's crazy when we are looking at this intersection of technology and the consumer consumption of it all of the changes that are about to happen. it feels very unrealistic in many ways. >> it does. in some ways, i think it's cool like recently i was looking for a camera bag to take on my trip with a"fault lines." now, it's the advertisement on every single website i am on. >> how does that happen. >> the weird part is i bought the camera bag. it's still on there. it's a way i want to say how do i move the conversation. >> bought it the. leave me alone? >> checking the box. i always think of these conversations that always going to say we have the flying cars by this time and we don't. it reminds me of a tweet we received that said i would like to see cars that can safely navigate themselves in 10 years. it would be hel
WHYY
Jul 12, 2014 5:30pm EDT
they become focused and angry at you? >> anthony cordesman, thanks so much. >>> in kabul, afghanistan after a second day of protracted talks secretary of state john kerry announced there will be an internationally supervised audit of the presidential election there. both candidates have agreed to abide by the results. the nation's foreign minister abdullah abdullah trailed finance minister ashraf ghani ahmadzai after the recent run off election. but abdullah claimed there was significant fraud. >>> the justice department has brought charges against a chinese businessman accused of hacking computers and stealing sensitive information from u.s. defense contractors. including boeing and lockheed martin. some of what was allegedly stolen had to do with two of the united states's most advanced fighter jets the f-22 and f-35. the accused man is currently in canada but is expected to be extradited to the united states. >>> after a recent lull, the conflict in eastern ukraine, once again, is intensifying. ukranian government troops are amassing near donestk, a city of a million people for a likely
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 5:00pm EDT
kerry's meeting with afghanistan's presidential candidates. what they are saying about their election fraud scandal. infighting over the arts. how many things are affecting one of the most popular opera. ♪
FOX News
Jul 12, 2014 1:30pm PDT
of state john kerry says afghanistan's two presidential candidates will honor the results of an audit of the election runoff ballot. secretary kerry meeting with the candidates today in kabul, both contesting the election results. next kerry travels for talks on ir iran's nuclear program with the foreign ministers from britain, france and germany. the decisions to skip the talks could jeopardize their success. >>> president obama is back in d.c. from his trip to texas. while there he did not visit the border or any of the overflowing detention centers but the president is asking for nearly $4 billion from congress in emergency funding to deal with the crisis as tensions rise and border communities forced to deal with an influx of illegal immigrants from central america. molly is live in washington with the latest. molly, do you know the president was going to be able to get congress to sign on to the spending package for the border that he is asking for? >> probably not with $3.7 billion price tag for things like more immigration judges and more detention centers. some republicans say
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 4:00pm EDT
down on rebel fighters. . >> two candidates have agreed to abide. john kerry is in afghanistan to mediate the agreement. bothmen accuse the other of electoral fraud during last month's run-off vote. the u.n. will begin the audit within 24 hours and will review 8 million ballots. it's expected to take several weeks before a result is announced. in yemen, there is a governmental crackdown advancing toward the capital after capturing the town tuesday. the united nations has called on the rebels to leave. for two decades, the group has been fight for more rights. there is a hunt underway for pro-russian separatists who killed more than 20 ukrainian soldiers on friday. ukraine's president prompting to find and destroy them. meanwhile in the east, civilians are fleeing the violence from moss co. soed hideler reports. >> reporter: it's the escalation everyone has been bracing for here in donetsk. fighting has reached the western suburbs killing four people overnight. we are sitting outside on the bench when we were hit by a wave of explosions from rockets. 10 of us were literally thro
simply. i was in afghanistan meeting with a group getting ready to go out to deal with ied's, very difficult evening shift. i was in a small room with those folks. they were putting on their armor. they were getting their night vision goggles ready. it felt like a high school locker room as everybody was getting fired up to go deal with the bad guys. i turned to a fellow from his her and says, what -- i turned to a fellow from missouri and said, what scares you? he said not having a job when i get home. that is what scares me. i think we have all heard stories like that. all of us are trying to do a lot of things. our program has over 4000 employers involved in the program including some you will hear from today. enterprise rental, express scripts. it is important to note that have already -- they have already hired more than 6800 veterans in our state. we recognize those employers with the flag of freedom. rips in service in theater shoulder.g off their employers get something worn in battle for our country and we tremendously appreciate soldiers, veterans, and companies. it has b
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 2:50pm EDT
from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. it took someone from every family in the country. if you were here at home, you had a brother, a boyfriend, a husband, a son, a grandson, many friends who were overseas. in the european theater or the pacific theater. and you were worried about them, you were scared for them. and you were desperately interested in knowing, how are they? what is life like for them? is this terrible war changing them? being in touch with pyle's column was a way of being in touch with your own service members overseas. this is what a reviewer said about one of his books. his columns were quickly collected in compilations and became bestsellers. the reviewer said "ernie is a small-town guy in the tradition of will rogers. ernie looks on the best side of things" -- that was not so true as the war went on. "he writes the equivalent of letters home in a drowsy monotone, no more dramatic than a letter and just as irresistible. he writes what you would see yourself, provided you had ernie's keen imagination and his deep, sympathetic understanding." this continued all thr
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 2:43pm EDT
. to afghanistan and secretary john kerry's visit there, the headline in the "new ink times" -- kerry afghanistan seeks deal to ease vote crisis. the secretary of state is going between the top two presidential contenders in the afghan runoff election, trying to come to an agreement on how to audit the recent elections and prevent the first of may credit transfer of power from collapsing. both the former foreign minister and former finance minister are claiming victory. mr. abdulla won the first round of elections. asof this taking place aclear talks with iran critical juncture. secretary kerry is expected to be involved in those talks as well. with currentuch events using any phone, anytime with c-span radio on audio now. call 20 2-66-8888. every weekday, listen to a recap of the day's events at 5:00 p.m. eastern on "washington today." hear audio of the sunday public affairs programs beginning sunday at noon eastern. 202-266-8888. long-distance or phone charges may apply. >> next, the new york city police commissioner talks about his experience in prison and his views on the criminal justice sys
FOX News
Jul 12, 2014 11:30am PDT
regions. >>> and john kerry will be a little bit late for the talks in vienna. he's in afghanistan now, helping that nation through their presidential election crisis. holding separate meets with the separate candidates, both contesting the results of the elex electio elections. >>> dangerous lightning forces a seattle-bound plane to land in salt lake city. the flight was diverted after lightning damaged the plane. and meantime, a lightning strike killed one woman and injured several others in rocky mountain park yesterday. they were hiking, according to officials. >>> hoping for a change, angela merkel says she doubts that americans will stop spying. she said it's not easy to convince the united states to change the way our intelligence services work. she said that after asking that the cia's station chief leave the country. we'll be talking more about this a little bit later. >>> and obama speaking out against john boehner, saying his lawsuit against him over the health care law a political stunt. elisabeth pran is in washington with the story. >> the president again inviting john bo
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 2:00pm EDT
,000 people have access to water again. >> we go to some pictures in kabul, afghanistan. a press conference is being held as we speak. these are pictures between the two afghan presidential rifles and u.s. secretary of state john kerry following a meeting between the three of them. second day of talks ending an election deadlock. the pro presidential rivals have agreed to every vote cast in last month's run off. john kerry announced the move following two days of talks with the candidates. he said the two sides have agreed to abide by the results. more on that later. more on the armed book boko haram has left thousands of families homeless and so far they have received little outside help. we have more on a local inter faith that brings hope. >> these displaced people have very little to survive on. taking refuge in this relatively safer part, they are being ayesed by an inter faith peace initiatives. this woman fled with her two sons and husband after he miraculously survived being shot in the head four months ago. >> there is no place to go back to. they killed almost all the men, took ma
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 2:00pm EDT
in iraq and afghanistan. that was happening here. people are losing their homes. their farms were being burned. they were being murdered and tortured because they would not join the revolution. one of the families that happen to was the vanderlip family who had to escape into the swamp. one of the women in the family was given up for dead with her son, went on to canada. she survived long enough to get her baby son to safety. he was not reunited with the family for another 20 years. they lived in canada for a while. there is a place i found called vanderlip house in canada where they lived. they moved back into the illinois and ohio area in the 1800's. yes? >> i did not know about the secret meeting. i am sort of shocked. it is amazing. like you said, go on the internet and you will see they are the devil. one thing i do know is i read somewhere the words of woodrow wilson when he was dying. he said he regretted signing this bill because he had sold his country. that was the quote i came across. >> i don't know that quote, but i'm guessing the reason he would say that would because as p
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2014 11:00am PDT
in debt to the kremlin. >>> secretary of state john kerry moments ago in afghanistan announcing that every single vote cast in that country's presidential election will be audited. the u.n. supervised recount is expected to begin in the next 24 hours. both presidential candidates say they will abide by that recount. >>> and the last surviving member of the original ramones band has died. tommy ramone co-founded the group in new york city back in 1974. they influenced a generation of rockers with "i wanna be sedated." he was 65 years old. >>> coming up, the republican party's next head ache. we'll tell you what that might be. stay here. of purchases for my business. and i get a lot in return with ink plus from chase. like 50,000 bonus points when i spent $5,000 in the first 3 months after i opened my account. and i earn 5 times the rewards on internet, phone services and at office supply stores. with ink plus i can choose how to redeem my points. travel, gift cards, even cash back. and my rewards points won't expire. so you can make owning a business even more rewarding. ink from chase. so
FOX News
Jul 12, 2014 10:00am PDT
in iraq, the instability in the gulf, to afghanistan, and israel, and going through the northern coast of africa, and the dismemberment of a lot of those governments that were the fallout of the arab spring. and the focal point, israel, that's where they can coalesce around. when they're not fighting each other, that's what they look to. and hamas is around more than they' they've ever been. a lot of arms and capability have moved into gaza and thus into the hands of hamas from libya. >> and we've seen evidence of that. rocket fire from gaza has landed in bethlehem as well as hebron. what are your concerns about what unfolds in israel and gaza, and how that may bringmore anti more of the common enemy they have? >> well, any time that hamas expands the reach of their weapons, moved to a weapon that can reach jerusalem, and they fired weapons at demona. so, under the u.n. definition of nuclear terrorism, they've done that. but they have to stay strong on this. there's a split within the palestinian unity government. the total breakdown, because hamas is dedicated to the total destruction
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 11:45am EDT
brought to tears, you know? why should i feel like i should kill people in iraq and afghanistan because of something that happened here and not thinking about what we've been doing forever, you know, to iran, for instance, and to iraq and these other places. i want to say that they once asked me to read for salman rushdie, they said they wanted me to -- i like him, he's a nice guy, but they said we want you to read for him. i said, okay, but listen, first, i need to make a five minute statement apologizing to the country of iran for what we have done to them for so many years. [applause] and they said, you can't do that. and i said, why not? you know, because it's a white organization, they think they're not, but they are. even -- well, anyway. i said, i said why not? they said, because we're a writers' organization. we don't represent all those people who got tortured in those basements. we represent writers. and i said, okay, fuck you, i ain't gonna read. [laughter] but, you know, we have all these feelings, you know? andst the really -- and it's really important to question our love
CSPAN
Jul 12, 2014 11:00am EDT
, but they will not be wandering over to the united states to attack americans. these are places like afghanistan, pakistan iraq, some parts of western africa and a handful of other places where the bulk of the revolutionary islam thus using terrorist methods are located. turn to the united states, how many are there in the united states? well, after 9/11 the fbi director went to congress and said he suspected there were several hundred al qaeda related militants in the united states, and he was concerned that the fbi needed to find those people before they create havoc in the united states and do something on the order of an attack of the scale of 9/11. there has not been anything nearly like that. we have found a handful of al qaeda related terrorists in the united states. really about a dozen, and most of them were not very effective. the hang airs on who are really not ready for the big leagues. we know this because they opened up very easily in most cases to fbi informants. almost every case of a terrorist plot in the united states related to his like revolutionaries abroad, if there were two or more peopl
Al Jazeera America
Jul 12, 2014 10:00am EDT
for more stories from around the world. we begin in kabul, afghanistan, where secretary of state john kerry stride on friday to calm the turmoil over the highly disputed presidential election. kerry spoke with the candidates, both of whom have claimed victory. ashraf ghani was put head by a substantial margin. the losing candidate abdullah abdullah called for recount. >>> next we head to ukraine where a separatist launched a rocket attack using a russian-made grad rocket system. ukrainian authorities say as many 30 soldiers and border guards were killed, making it one of the deadliest days for ukrainian forces. the ukrainian forces have vow revenge in the attack. >> all those who grad mists will be bound and destroyed. for every life of our service men rebels will pay for tens and hundreds of their lives. >> we end in new york city where a giant rubixs cube went for a boat ride. the giant toy was towed down the river to mark the 70th anniversary of the man who invented the iconic puzzle oh 40 years ago. it will begin touring the world in december. >>> coming up, chicago is bracing for more
MSNBC
Jul 12, 2014 7:00am PDT
. by invading iraq on falsified evidence doing the same thing in afghanistan, and then president obama taking it again into libya and do what they've done in syria. we have made american not just hard power, but soft power less and less relevant. we're not a power in absolute decline, but the relative decline has hurt us across the board. and we see middle east blowing up not just in israel, palestine -- an african congress which promoted certain genocidal idea. its incorporated into its starter, the negation of the jewish people. and it's very difficult to arrive at a mandela moment when you have a player like that. it's like talking about negotiating with isis now. >> which is not a small point about, i mean, even if we, if we had time, which we don't. if we looked at isis and looked at the ways in which isis is winning hearts and minds at the same time that it is enganling in the deeply problematic practices. >> and i hate to be in the position characterize as a defender, but i've been to gaza. >> i can't, they're screaming at me in my ear. i promise, this is obviously unfortunately not go
KRON
Jul 12, 2014 7:00am PDT
other world news. secretary of state john kerry is meeting with afghanistan's president candidates for a second day as the u-s struggles to find a path out of the crisis enveloping the nation's elections. analysts say the prolonged uncertainty about the outcome of a runoff has jeopardized a major part of president obama's strategy to leave behind a stable country after the withdrawal of most u-s troops at the end of the year. kerry is trying to negotiate a plan acceptable to all sides. homeland security secretary jay johnson had a message for immgrants looking to enter the u-s illegally. johnson says we will send you back. johnson toured a new mexico facility friday that houses illegal immigrants who crossed the it is a new, temporary location a texas boy had to be rescued the beaumont fire department says the four year old locked himself inside a safe at a meat market yesterday afternoon. apparently the boy was in the storeroom and accidentally closed the safe door. firefighters used a special saw and the "jaws of life" to free him. it took about a half-hour. the boy was taken to
CNN
Jul 12, 2014 6:00am PDT
is doing, i think, with regard to iraq and afghanistan. he brings our troops home and i think the american people agree. michael, last august when barack obama was going to bomb and involve us in syria, they stood up and said, do not go in. we've had enough of those wars. >> pat, 30 seconds left. the guy i think could most benefit from your book, mitt romney. >> exactly. mitt romney against whom richard nixon ran against this father. go out and run hard in every single congressional district, he could conceivably emulate what richard nixon did in the greatest comeback. >> patrick, the book is great history, and it's a lot of laughs. nicely done. >> thank you, kindly. >> "the greatest comeback: how richard nixon rose from defeat to create the new majority" thanks to pat buchanan. >>> what should it be? rapid fire or rapid reload? >> what new jersey governor chris christie's recent veto tells us about the gun debate. really... so our business can be on at&t's network for $175 dollars a month? yup. all five of you for $175. our clients need a lot of attention. there's unlimited talk and text.
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Jul 12, 2014 8:00am EDT
, around 2001, around the time of theuçi invasion of afghanistan - is because there has been this deep political divide in the middle east. there has been, in other words, political benefit from inside and outside forces to stoke sectarian tensions for one's own nationalistic concern. you see this, of course, a lot with the cold war between iran and saudi arabia. iran sees itself as the banner of aslea and muss lime and arabia, the banner of sunni and islam, and they have been fighting for far more than a decade and have deliberately stoked sectarian tensions for their own benefit. now, in many cases those sectarian tensions have become no longer controllable, but in bahrain in lebanon, in syria, well, i would even -- even the united states has stoked sectarian tension in that region. there is this idea that you can control religious extremism, that you can use it to your advantage, and i'm hoping one day we're going to learn that that's just simply not the case. that you can't control fanatics no matter how hard you try. >> host: in your book, "beyond fundamental limp" what was the ar
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Jul 12, 2014 5:00am PDT
is making certain there's a government in place. at the same time the violence in afghanistan has not let up. at least ten people were killed this morning in roadside bombings. >>> this morning two research labs at the centers for disease control are cloeled. the problem, miss handling of the potentially dangerous germ. in one instance cdc workers lost track of an h1n1 virus. procedures are now being reviewed. >>> the white house says it's open to working with congress to real a deal houston to deal with the surge of unaccompanied children crossing the u.s. border. the president wants nearly $4 billion in emergency funding but some republicans are demanding in exchange that part of an immigration law be repealed. mark albert is in our washington bureau with more. good morning, mark. >> good morning. president obama's press secretary josh earnest did say, quote, the white house wants to get this done but the differences remain including total price tag. meanwhile the homeland security director jeh johnson visited a detention security facility on friday. he told the g
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Jul 12, 2014 7:00am EDT
people in this room there was a 600,000 pending backlog in the va from the iraq and afghanistan veterans of people would have known that was going to happen if the reports have to be signed off on by people in the positions that were held formerly by the doctor this is where the change comes from another you have to document. one of the problems that we have is the first time that you go to make something public they tell you where is your proof, where is the document? most people will not sign the document. i forget to process the applications but this is the kind of conversation where you ggo in to talk -- >> let me put it this way. if you all could comment on th this. the veterans administration is so dysfunctional )-right-paren in terms of its leadership and in terms of the culture as well. so having the new secretary come in they are still there. i hope the secretary ca can take the appropriate change but it's going to be difficult. should there be an entity outside of the veterans administration for what they report and let me go down to the rest of the physicians here. >> it is in
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the school work. but i wish you guys had a program on government contracts like in afghanistan, you had a program on c spanning where the government spent $129,000,000,000 to rebuild that. democrats, they don't even know where half their money went. i would like to know who these government contractors are. >> appreciate the suggestion. you can always e-mail their suggestions in for washington journal segments, journal at c-span.org. a couple of comments on this question we have asked about the role of congress and the oversight of athletics. ron: how much will it cost when every athlete in every sport will have free healthcare for life? one other e-mail this morning from bill: young bodies used as commodities and canon fodder. it all has nothing to do with the mission statement of higher education. college athletes should not get paid. they should get to class. >> that's bill writing in over e-mail. let's go to laurie from north palm beach florida on our line for independent. good morning. >> yes. i definitely don't think congress should get involved. congress has enough work to do
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Jul 12, 2014 3:00am PDT
for an additional meeting or two in an effort to resolve afghanistan's presidential election. he made an and announced trip on thursday. both sides accuse each other of massive fraud in the vote last month. the final results are expected to be released later this month. >>> let's talk more about the crisis in the middle east. >> israel, the sounds of the sire sirens, the echos in the streets, that's a warning to take cover. >> you hear the sirens have just gone off so we're being told to get to a shelter and we're running. >> that was cnn's wolf blitzer forced to abandon his car and run to the nearest bomb shelter. what a reminder of the escalating violence. >> more than 100 people have been killed in gaza since monday. fueling fears, the region is edging toward all out war, yesterday a rocket launched from lebanon and landed in northern israel. so far there have been no reports of damage of injuries from that attack. >> the israeli military has called on 30,000 reservists to heal. beef up the security. we want to talk about this with retired lieutenant general mark hurdly. how likely
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Jul 12, 2014 6:00am EDT
be with look at including in afghanistan. do you see the special ops evolving and i will discuss you how to we see them evolving. and i think it is important as we continue to focus on some of the work that has been done by the admiral. and strengthen this with other military partners out there and so we do have dependable relationships and partners out there that we can work with and depend upon to accomplish a broader effort. so i do think it is important. and we have those who share interests. >> i would ask you, general, we are going to be conducting these operations outside afghanistan, how effective without me. >> throughout the region as well, if you would lose all of your forces within the country. >> i think that that would be very challenging. and certainly there are lots of things that we can look at and i think that it would be challenging to try to address problems in one country from other regions and other countries. and this includes how we best use this in a manner that gives us the most effect. >> and your thoughts on that as well? if you're talking about afghanistan and how
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Jul 12, 2014 3:00am PDT
. we are still in afghanistan. so 1100 captains receiving word they are going to be released within the next nine months. that's just going to put a further borderren on the remaining population. >> some of them received that word again while they were in afghanistan. >> yes. that's, you know, imagine having that phone call calling your spouse at home. you were removed from it and you are in afghanistan or calling your family. afghanistan. what next. tough. home. $tuu some of the company commanders. commanders that have hundreds of soldiers underneath there, they are responsible for. and they get this notice. still in a leadership position. addressing their needs on a daily basis while they will have a pink slip obviously reduce the size of the armed services. everyone knows that and everyone agrees probably ought to. why not the upper echelon guys. captains deployed in a war zone wouldn't be the last ones released. >> the captain populations that's a junior officer rank. and for the last 14 years, those conflicts in afghanistan and iraq have been fought junior officer le
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va health care system, dr. catherine mitchell, medical director for the iraq and afghanistan post deployment center at the phoenix va health care system. this time i'd like to introduce our colleague dr. price to briefly introduce his constituent who within the fourth witness on the panel this evening. >> thank you mr. chairman. i want to thank you and you the ranking member for allowing me to offer this introduction. this is a remarkably important topic. i commend the committee for the work that you've done as a physician, i worked at the va hospital in atlanta for a number of years during my training. i know how important it is to have honest and real information for our veterans to honor their service which is why i'm so very pleased to welcome scott davis who will be on the panel today. s a resident of my district. a graduate of more house college. his father served in vietnam. he is a program specialist at the va eligibility center in atlanta. he's been in contact with my office for a number of months outlining his concerns. he's come forward with the allegations and concerns
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Jul 12, 2014 4:00am EDT
command, the afghanistan international security assistance force, and u.s. special operations command. they took questions from members of the senate armed services committee topics included border security in the ongoing situation in iraq and syria. this is just under 2.5 hours. [inaudible conversations] , laud[inaudible conversations] >> good morning, everyone. the committee meets today to consider the nomination of admiral william gordon and the north american aerospace defense command. this includes the international security force and the commander of united states forces in afghanistan and the lieutenant general in the special operations command and so welcome to all of you, to each of you and we thank you for your many years of great service to our nation and your willingness to continue to serve in these situations. our senior military officers are asked to undertake long hours in the men's workloads and the noisy due to your success in these roles would not be possible without the success of your families please feel free to introduce those members who are with you today and
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Jul 12, 2014 4:00am EDT
. in the meantime, we're going to bail out of afghanistan, possibly creating the same situation with the taliban and al qaeda waiting for us to leave. lou: and all the while, our southern border remains a sieve. porous, hundreds of thousands crossing the border, children, by the tens of thousands walking across that border. what are next? terrorists? >> i think terrorist is a danger legally and illegally, the most dangerous ones are the ones that have american citizenship and can come in with an american passport and blend into the background and plan possibly something quite horrific. lou: paul wolfowitz, thanks for being here, appreciate it. >> thank you. lou: time for a look at online poll results. we asked whether congressman henry is correct when he said president obama is aloof and his actions are bizarre. 97% of you agreed with the congressman. vote on our poll tonight. is prime minister benjamin netanyahu justified in taking necessary measures to eradicate the hamas terrorist threat to israel? cast your vote at loudobbs.com. >>> a reminder to the white house, marine sergeant andrew tahmo
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Jul 12, 2014 3:00am EDT
on for three years now. >> the u.s. is holding a second day of talks with afghanistan's candidat candidates. john kerry is in kaboom. votes show ashraf ghani leads, but abdullah abdullah says the vote was rigged and he won. the u.s. wants a smooth transition of power before its troops go home. >> in north-east nigeria, attacks by boko haram left thousands homeless. violence made things worse for people living in the poorest regions of the world. we have this report, one local interfaith initiative is bringing hope. >> much needed help to some of those worst affected by boko haram's violence. the villages raised by the radical group. they have little to survive on. taking refuge in a safer part of the state, they are assisted by an interfaith initiative. this woman fled with her two sons and husband after he survived being shot in the head four months ago. >> translation: there's no place to go back to. they killed almost all the men, took the women. we have shelter, but no money. thank god for volunteers supporting us. with minimal national assistance to the survivors. the a.p. i has been a
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